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item taken off the menu in new york city. >>> and then a little later on, we'll help you get through airport security, but without long lines. >> and up next, a local man's journey with a rare disorder that can cause his body to blow up and swell at any moment. why he has more hope for a normal life now than ever. >>> in tonight's health alert, we highlight a capitol hill man who struggles every day with a very rare genetic disorder that could be deadly. certain triggers cause his body to expand and swell. when you see it, it may remind you of the comic book character, the incredible hulk. >> if i catch a ball the wrong way or exert too much pressure on my hands, it will swell up to the point where you can't grab a pen. >> imagine living life every day knowing that at any time, your world could literally transform. >> i had an attack in the spring. it was june. it is very rare. it's estimated 1 in 10,000 realistically, 1 in 70,000. >> 70-year-old david lund of capitol hill lived that life for years. certain triggers like stress, fatigue, and sudden movement can cause his body to
're sitting in the 60s in the city center. cooler 50s off to the north and west. we'll definitely see an opportunity for those showers later on today. code green for today, tomorrow, and friday, but once we get into thursday and friday, we're going to keep overcast skies not only the first to days but clear into the weekend. so the seven-day forecast will feature a bit after cooldown as we strip those winds out of the north and northeast for friday and saturday. >>> wet road conditions always concern me, especially early in the morning when everybody is traveling a little faster than normal because the roads are light. be aware of some wet road conditions. keep your speed limits down right now. no problems to report on the west side of town. as you cross the american legion bridge, gw parkway down toward tysons and annandale, you'll be fine. we'll take a live look at the legion bridge. no problems crossing the river. the roads are a little wet so again keep your speed limit down if you can. let's go back over to our maps. this time we'll head over to the other side of town. no issues
in the city. it will restart the red top meter program that was halted earlier this year. right now any driver with disabled tags can park for free at any meter. the red top would mean that disabled drivers would have to pay for parking, but there would be spots reserved for them. it's meant to cut down on abuse of handicapped parking privileges. >>> congress and the general asmbly have already approved the expansion of the washington metropolitan airport authority's board. it would grow from 13 members to 17. the district's newest member, d.c. chamber of commerce president barbara lang, has already been vetted. she would join the board immediately. the board has come under fire recently for lavish spending on travel and meals. >>> a woman's motorized scooter malfunctioned. karen jones said her scooter started running in circles at the eastern market station back in july, and no one could stop it. that scooter threw her onto the tracks. >> i was hollering. i was like somebody help me, please. but couldn't nobody catch the chair. and when the chair stopped, bam, it threw me over in the tracks.
is going to be the new home for the city's morgue. from security doors using eye identification -- >> thank you, you have been identified. >> reporter: -- to water tanks for testing bullets, to walking into a morgue storage room, with a space for 200 refrigerated bodies, twice the old capacity. the new $210 million forensics headquarters, three years to construct, is a major improvement for crime and chemical analysis that has eluded the district for decades. >> the potential that this building gives to the district of columbia to increase, improve, and expand its ability to do forensic analysis, to solve crimes, is just enormous. >> reporter: it will take several more months for the building to be fully operational. but the city no longer will have to depend upon fbi facilities in quantico and elsewhere for detailed analysis. some residents in nearby homes were initially worried that the building might pose a potential hazard if chemicals escaped or there were fires. >> when you walk by the building, you don't need to get scared of what's happening inside. it is a friendly looking building
, this is pretty unbelievable. to give us this town, this city, this team, it's speechless. >> awesome. the nats are tied with the cincinnati reds for best record in the national league. and it's been 79 years since the d.c. baseball team clinched a title, and fans celebrated long after last night's game. many shelled out big bucks for t-shirts, hats, and other gear to commemorate the event. all that's left now is to find out who the nats will take on in the playoffs and when the series will begin. >>> it's four minutes after 5:00 on this tuesday morning, and today is the tenth anniversary of the beltway sniper killing spree. ten people were killed, three others wounded, in a three-week stretch that terrified the d.c. region. the first attack happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. police eventually arrested john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo for those shootings. they were later convicted. muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo, who was a teenager at the time of the shootings, is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. >>> police are looking for a guy going
it up tonight. >> happy as can be. we finally get -- maybe get a championship back in the city again. >> we really think tonight's the night. and we're so excited. we've been fans since they came here in 2005. >> oh, yeah. go nats! >> reporter: everybody's excited. we saw a young lady just pass by, full mustache and beard, said, i'm not shaving until we clinch. people are going to all sorts of extremes in order to make sure that this one is in the bag. you also have the other lingering question, will teddy finally win? we'll have to see about that one. live at nats park, erica gonzalez, news4. >>> after operating for more than 60 years on the potomac river there's a controversial coal-burning power plant there that's shut down today for good. it's the plant located on north royal street in alexandria. it opened back in 1949. for the last several years, that facility was criticized as the biggest source of air pollution in northern virginia, maryland and the district. people who live in that area and the city government worked to shut it down. at a press conference today, the closure
. he arrived yesterday in new york city. the first thing he did, he went to sit down not with world leaders but with the ladies of the view. the president will not be sitting down with any world leaders during the u.n. which is extremely rare. last year he had 13 meetings. so critics are accusing the president of putting his reelection efforts ahead of diplomacy but jed white house spokesman jay carney said the president is hosting two receptions for world leaders during the unand he speaks with them on the phone all the time. >> the fact of the matter is the president does not wait for an annual meeting to have consultations with foreign leaders and they will continue. >> reporter: the. is expected to focus -- the president is expected to focus much of his speech today on this man iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad. mr. obama will say the u.s. will do what it must to make sure iran will never obtain a nuclear weapon. this comes after ahmadinejad's speech yesterday at the u.n. in which he called israel -- [ no audio ] >> kristin fisher is live near the white house this morning. >
. >> i normally feel safe around here. i'm not in the city or anything, so that's a little bit terrifying. >> something's got to be done. i mean, it's definitely uncalled for. it's not okay. >> american university sent an e-mail to students to alert them about the attacks. the university is asking students to walk in groups and only in well-lit areas. >>> today marks the tenth anniversary of the beltway sniper killing spree. the first happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. ten were killed and three wounded in a three-week stretch that terrified the d.c. area. police arrested muhammad and malvo. muhammad was executed and malvo is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. >>> northwest washington is remembering a prominent local professor killed in a freak accident. rhett was killed when a car jumped the curb while he was walking his dog. the driver had a medical emergency. he was a history professor and a fixture in the penn quarter neighborhood. >> the mayor of penn quarter is what i would call him. he would be out on his rounds checking on things and checking on
knew about the flooding problems in the city's bloomingdale neighborhood six years ago. now the people who live there want to know why nothing was done about it since then. this is what it looked like back in july after a bad storm. people had water and sewage flooding into their homes. after a hearing yesterday, residents said dc water knew about their problems there. now residents caught in the middle paying for repairs while the city investigates. >> some of the costs for the destruction of the common area, our condo association submitted a claim and it was rejected. they then rescinded the rejection but now they're saying we're waiting an investigation to see what's going on with the system. >> a massive project to upgrade the city's sewer system is not going to be done till 2025. >>> 6:05. jessica doyle is watching your money and your credit score. >> it may not be nearly as important as you think. why is that? >> well, it may not be exactly what you think because you may not really know what your credit score looks like. if you've gotten your credit score lately, it may not be th
for it. the president arrived in new york city yesterday afternoon and he went straight for a sitdown not with world leaders but with the ladies of the view. in fact, the president will not be sitting down with any world leaders during the u.n. which is extremely rare. last year he had 13 meetings with world leaders during the u.n. so critics are accusing the president of putting his reelection efforts ahead of diplomacy but jay carney pointed out the president is hosting two receptions for world leaders during the u.n. not to mention he speaks with them on the phone all the time. >> the fact of the matter is the president does not wait for an annual meeting to have consultations with foreign leaders and they will continue. >> reporter: the president is expected to focus much of his speech on this man, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad. mr. obama says the u.s. will do whatever it takes to make sure iran will never obtain a nuclear weapon. now, the president's speech is going to come just one day after ahmadinejad's speech in which he called israel a nuclear armed fake radio jeep t
® rewards. save up to $7 on zyrtec® products. here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. partly sunny in new york. 72 degrees. 88 in miami. 66 in chicago. 94 in there's a. 83 in los angeles. let's check your national forecast. rain expected for much of the northeast and mid-atlantic states. scattered showers and thunderstorms will extend along the ohio valley and central plains. some of those storms can be severe along the ohio river. upper midwest and great lakes area cool and pleasant. south will be fair and pleasant as well. in sports this morning less than a week to go in baseball's regular season, in the tightest divisional race in the american league central the chicago white sox and detroit tigers entering wednesday's action. chicago hosting cleveland. top of the eighth inning, the indians, first homer the year to put cleveland up 6-4. that's the final score. detroit can take sole position of first place. after a solo shot in the fourth detroit comes back. two-run homer. makes it 4-3. later in the inning, austin jackson tie it up here. that's a solo home run. we g
'm not in the city or anything. that's a little bit terrifying. >> something's got to be done. i mean, it's definitely uncalled for and not okay. >> au sent an e-mail to students to alert them about the attacks. the university is asking the students to walk in groups and only in well-lit areas. >> 6:06 right now. today marks the tenth anniversary of the sniper killing spree. the first attack happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. in all, ten people were killed, three others were wounded in a three-week stretch that terrified the d.c. region. police eventually arrested john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo for the shootings. they were both convicted. muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo, who was 17 at the time, is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole in virginia. >>> the penn quarter neighborhood in northwest washington is remembering a prominent local professor killed in a freak accident. police say rhett leverett was killed yesterday morning when a car jumped the curb when he was walking his dog. investigators say the driver of the car had a medic
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the umbrella for this afternoon. howard has the weather first straight ahead. >> when it comes to cities in america, we're number three as the third best city in america based on the economy, crime, education and leisure. the only cities above it, san francisco and seattle. >> arlington comes in at 27. baltimore 29th on the list. virginia beach and chesapeake, virginia make the top 50. >>> welcome back. howard here with your weather first. we've got patchy fog west of town. we may see a little sun early but look for clouds to rule today. by noon mostly cloudy, 67. with luck we'll crack into the low 70s. some staying in the upper 60s there. will be a few showers around for the afternoon commute, especially west of town. i'll be back in just a few minutes with the rest of the week's forecast. >>> traveling northbound on 395, you're slow coming past edsall road. takes you past duke street. the accident moved on to the right shoulder just before seminary road. also looks like some debris on the left side. notice how folks are jogging out of the left lane on to the shoulder in the same locati
gave the city a dis $1 -- $150,000 grant to get the equipment in order so they could start giving the breathalyzer tests again and that starts today. >>> we have a commuter alert now. another weekend, another mess on metro. starting tonight no service on the green line between branch avenue and southern avenue. it begins at 10:00 and goes through sunday night. shuttle buses will get you around where you need to go, but it will take an extra 40 minutes most likely to plan on that. another closure on the orange line. no service between vienna and east falls church. shuttle buses will be there as well. yes, again, another 40-minute delay. plan on that. expect delays on the red and yellow line, too, because they are single tracking in parts of those lines to get some repairs done. >>> coming up on 6:06. jessica doyle is watching your money and where you put your money. >> a list of the best banks in the area. >> that's right. i know it's not going to surprise you that six out of ten consumers say they're unhappy with their financial institution. we talk about a lot of the problems tha
cities across the country, but their story is the same. they are in a fight to keep their homes. >> they're not taking it. i don't care what it takes. >> reporter: debra harris injured her back working for the fire department here in d.c. that caused her to fall behind on her mortgage. she says the bank promised to help her with a loan modification, a promise they didn't keep. >> been in my house 17 years and near going to tell me no, you -- they're going to tell me no, you can't have your house now and you're not even working with me and you decide i'm not going to be bothered. we're just going to take her house anyway. >> reporter: the protesters say this is a way to keep people in their homes. they want the banks to reduce principal to the current market value of the homes, to stop evictions and allow residents to buy back homes at their current value. an air force veteran believes fannie mae and freddie mac have the power to make it happen. >> this country asked veterans to serve their country and we did it willingly. we thought it was our duty and then to come back home and have o
. here north of the rest area, dumfries, dale city into woodbridge, the pace is good. >> thank you, beverly. >>> it is 4:40. time for the first your money segment of the morning. >> hi, jessica doyle. >> good morning, everybody. wall street is kicking off a new month, new quarter. a lot of economic news out there. expect reports this week on construction spending, manufacturing, and auto sales. main event of course is friday when the government releases the unemployment report for september. the previous reports shows the economy added just 96,000 jobs in august while the unemployment rate fell slightly to 8.1% because more people stopped looking for work. as for stocks it was a weak finish to a strong quarter on wall street. checking the numbers, the dow stands this morning at 13,437, but it fell about 49 points on friday. it rose 4% for the entire quarter. nasdaq lost 20 points on friday, rallied more than 6% from july through september. and the s&p 500 was off by 6 and gained almost 6% in the third quarter. >>> also investors are waiting on the minutes from the latest federal re
city. secretary-general is demanding global action to stop the war. an international charity called save the children claims kids will be traumatized for life after witnessing the devastation and enduring torture. the group is pleading with the international community to help syria's youngest victims. >>> today prince george's county police are holding two events that involve the deaths of high school students. very sad here. the first will be a community walk beginning at oak creek west community park. crime solvers flyers are going to be passed out there. they're trying to find out more information about the death of amber stanley who was killed last month in her own bedroom in kettering. the other meeting is at central high school in relationship to the murder of rackel ross who was shot while walking to school. >>> former university of university lacrosse player george huguely is appealing his murder convict. he was sentenced last month to 23 years in prison. he was convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend ex-girlfriend yeardley love. >>> there is a permanent reminder in place to
to comply with the clean air act. alexandria mayor bill yulely tells wtop the city plans to develop the site into a retail space. >>> jessica doyle is here with your money report of the morning. >> welcome to the fourth quarter which is starting right now. let's hope this is a stronger one for stocks. over the last three months the dow was up 4%, nasdaq up more than 6% and s&p 500 added almost 6% but the quarter went out with a whimper. checking the numbers the dow stands this morning at 13,437. it fell about 49 points on friday. nasdaq was down by 20 and the s&p 500 was off by about 6. >>> more americans are defaulting on their student loans. more than one in ten borrowers have been defaulting on their federal student loans nowadays. the default rate hit 13.4% in the latest report. that is a 14-year high and up from 8.8% a year earlier. for profit colleges are reporting the worst results. >>> that lunch you get from the food truck in d.c. is about to cost you a little bit more. starting today, the trucks will have to charge a 10% tax just like all brick and mortar restaurants. before that t
but one that we train workers. we don't have-- in this city we have .01% of the innovation we need, publicly in the public sector. >> we have a tax system that is crazy, bob. we have a tax system that rewards corporations for moving jobs overseas. you don't hear that discussed very much. we have a situation where banks were bailed out to the tune of $700 billion, and they're not willing to bale out homeowners sitting with high-bubble interest rates from the housing boom before it buffed and they're stuck. and that's a whole lot of unlocked-- we could unlock with consumer spending power. what we're not doing is addressing the problems of the middle class. washington is focused on what these two develop are talking bthe deficit. they have to deal with the deficit. but once you're done with the deficit you have to rebuild the middle class in this country and nobody is paying much attention to that. we have a lot of rhetoric in the campaign but-- >> but the necessary done to help the middle class is to nail down the fiscal issues. if we don't nail down the fiscal issues, i don't think
killed during protests friday in several pakistani cities. >>> a victory of sorts for drivers in california caught by red light cameras. new state laws make it easier for drivers to fight the tickets, some as high as $500. a computer glitch sent a san jose woman five red light tickets though the license plate was a digit off from her own vehicle. >> the license plate number was one letter different. >> technology can fail, and does. >> the new california law makes it easier to fight tickets. it requires the cameras to be placed in locations for safety reasons and prohibits their use solely for revenue. how do you know? it also requires the posting of signs that say tickets are nearby and those signs require an innocent ticket recipient to identify the actual driver who committed the offense. >>> a crime wave in colorado is getting a lot of attention, but so far few arrests. it's horsehair theft. thieves are cutting the tails and manes of horses and using the hair to make jewelry, bring bridals and horsehair extensions. >> owned by an older lady, came the next morning and found
to step up, why didn't the nats fork over the dough? the city paid for their stadium. fans paid for their bills and it's their game. on the other hand, you could argue they provide the game, do they have to give you a ride home, do? the ride to mcginty's mailbag begins with our address, mailbag@wusa9.com. we'd love to hear from you on that. >>> a d.c. judge has ordered three young men held without bail in the near fatal beating of a young father on capitol hill. it took weeks to solve the case, but now police say the young maryland men are admitting they did attack tc maslin for his iphone. bruce leshan was in court today with the latest. >> reporter: the sketches take you right inside the courtroom the three young men relatively calm considering they are now facing two armed robbery charges. you can see handcuffs on them. this is sonny cudie who allegedly admitted to slamming tc maslin, that young father, in the back of the head with a fake em out beebee gun. this is michael moore who has allegedly admitted to punching maslin to the ground and tommy branch who was allegedly dr
center in southeast. renovation plans for the center began in 1989. the city is clearing the site. wal-mart will anchor a new shopping center there and it should be open by 2000 -- open by 2015. >>> metro begins looking interest its future today, far into the future. it's launching a campaign called momentum: the next generation of metro. the transit agency wants commuters to weigh in on how the transit system will change in the next 30 years and how it will shape our region. that will include the silver line to dulles airport and eventually the purple line across maryland. part of looking into the future will include how metro will solve the problems plaguing the system today. >>> time now 6:37. we have 68 degrees here in northwest washington. howard says another warm day coming your way. >> highs in the 80s with a chance of rain this evening is straight ahead. we'll take a look at the weekend. >> jessica is in the kitchen working on something there. >> any plans for the weekend? how about great beer and great food. i'll tell you where the fun is at. that's coming up next. you are wat
: barbara and jerry haynes snapped photos of a scaffolding free washington monument while they city could. >> we knew there was -- still could. >> we knew there was damage from the earthquake. >> i said wow. i have to say this registered 7.4 on my richter scale. >> reporter: now two men who each visited the washington monument as children are now leading a team that will repair it. >> thrilled to death. we're very thrilled. in many ways it's one of those signature projects as an engineer, as a construction man, it's something you wait your life for. >> reporter: scaffolding will go up within the next two months with the same design used for the monument restoration in 2000. >> i've heard from a number of people that they liked it so much they wanted to keep it in place. i can assure you that we will take it down as soon as the project is complete. >> reporter: the project is challenging. the heaviest damage to the monument is between 475 and 530 feet considered the most difficult area to access. now 800,000 visitors come here to the washington monument every year. so repairing it is al
quantico. into dale city north of the rest area and heading through woodbridge, all lanes are open. overnight accident southbound 95 near the rapahannock has been cleared. if you're traveling on 66 so far so good. volume has been light front royal into falls church. no issues to deal with right now as you head in towards the roosevelt bridge. the earlier crash from 110 had been cleared from the roadway. back to you. >> thank you, ma'am. >>> redskins celebrate the end of the n.f.l. referees lockout. >> and despite a shaky start, nats pitcher gio gonzalez gets another win. highlights coming up in sports. >> let's do another look at the question of the day. here it is. this activity has declined by 89% since the 1950's. is it a, reading the newspaper, b, taking a bath, or c, writing a letter? >> our facebook friend jolene thinks the answer is b, taking a bath. it's quick and more convenient to take a shower. >> we'll be right back. >>> welcome back. 5:21. your weather first. most of the rain from the west side of metro is gone. howard county, northern charles county, we'll watch. by 9
war in its largest city with air strikes and artillery blasting neighborhoods in aleppo, a city of three million people. for two months, the assad dictatorship has been trying to crush rebels there. we were struck by these pictures today, assad's military wiped out a home with a family inside. the entire neighborhood tried to claw through the radioruins but workers could rescue only two of 11 family members. prosecutors in los angeles say they finally have the real name of that mysterious man behind the anti-islamic movie that has ignited riots all across the middle east. the man now known as mark youseff in a california jail, held without bond. at least 50 people have been killed in protests linked to the film, so we asked john blackstone to tell us more about the man and his motives. >> reporter: on the set of his controversial movie, the mysterious filmmaker called himself sam bacile. prosecutors knew him as nakoula nakoula, convicted of check fraud in 2010. in court yesterday he identified himself as mark basselly youseff this man of many names is now under arrest for violat
? fares are down 17% to montreal. down 16% to toronto to beautiful cities, great food, great culture, doesn't look like the grand canyon but we've got all this for you at a discount. i'll send it back to you guys. >> i'm ready to go. >> getting a little dizzy. thanks, jess. that was fun. >>> we can't make friday arrive any faster but we can help you save. jessica is back in just a couple minutes. she has today's daily deals. >>> a group of his tore yarns is offering evidence that -- historians is offering evidence that the upon that lisa is a -- mona lisa is a copy of an earlier painting. >>> today's show deals with a once honor role student tiffany who has changed so dramatically, she's now terrorizing her family. in one altercation, things got so heated her mother was afraid for her life. >> i will do whatever i want whenever i want. >> how is that working for you? >> i get what i want. >> we take a look into the family dynamics and examine how they might be contributing to tiffany's recklessness. i'll see you back here at 4:00. >>> 5:38. your weather first on this thursday morning
in baltimore. our kristen berset will have a live report from m&t bank stadium in the charm city in a few minutes. >>> the return of the referees has sparked an outpouring of relief and even joy. nobody is happier than nfl players including our very own redskins. >> reporter: i'm matt jablow at redskins park in ashburn where the return of the referees was all most people were talking about. >> you always say you don't miss something until you go without it. >> they got the deal done, excited to have them back. >> reporter: some more vocally than others. what was your first reaction when you heard the strike had been settled? >> i said hallelujah. >> reporter: but all agreeing it was a very good thing. >> they know their positions. they know the rules. >> reporter: the players in particular. >> thank you, lord. >> reporter: and for the game in general. what was your first reaction when you heard the refs were coming back? >> great, awesome. i saw it this morning. >> they keep everything under control. a couple week back you had players doing dirty plays against us. those things won't
now. lisbon, this is 70 coming in toward ellicott city in a little while. north of that from mount airy toward westminster, some heavy rain, some thunderstorm action going on here extending into baltimore county as well. back toward thurmont, you still have some rain, even hagueerstown but the heavy stuff is well east of you, east of route 15. temperatures are running into the 60s everywhere except for garrett county which is in the middle 50s at 55. easton is 68. culpeper down to 61, one of our cooler spots. gaithersburg at 63. bowie a much milder morning over there than it has been the last few mornings with the temperature there running about 65. outside on our michael & son weather camera, quiet in northwest d.c. we're looking toward virginia toward the west, southwest right now. 69 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. no wind to speak of and the humidity at 81%. one thing i want to point out, there's a boundary here. you can see it from southern new england snaking back toward the mississippi valley. a little twist in the clouds coming through southern indiana and kentucky. that
been expected the last couple weeks but to see the celebration go down in the city where most of us have battered fan syndrome was something to behold. the team went back on to the field to thank the fans and made a lap around the entire stadium. two years removed from back to back 100 lost seasons. the nationals have knocked the phillies off that national league east perch. >> you've been dreaming about this for years. is it like you imagined it would be? >> absolutely. what a better team to enjoy this with. we have got a great group of guys. i love everybody on this team. they've done a great job. and for the first time, this is pretty unbelievable. it is speechless. >> you cannot even imagine it. as much as you want to see it on have the have the there's nothing like being soaked and freezing and smelling like beer and champagne. no better feeling in the world. >> we're excited. we work so hard for this. right now we just try to enjoy it. i know tomorrow is another game. but this is a moment in life that we're never going to forget. i'm too excited. i can't even stand still. i'm
. the day before thanksgiving don't count on anything. if you book ahead and plan alternate cities and routes you'll be in good shape. >> everybody says i'm technically challenged but everybody says you get the best deals online. true is this >> not even close. that's the biggest myth. you can do it at 3:00 in your bath robe. i'm a big fan of the conversation. the thing is here's the biggest myth all the available inventory is on the web. not even close. it's only the inventory that's made available on the web by the travel providers. have that conversation with a human being. call the airlines 800 number. talk to the travel agent. ask them the questions you need to ask. you might be surprised what you get. even if you're not happy with it you can still hold it for 24 hours and then go on the web to see if you can beat them. >> if you can get them on the phone. >> you know when you call in11:00 at night. >> best time to call is at 11:00 at night. when is the best time to fly? >> best time to fly, first flight out in the morning. we're talking 5:30, 6:00 a.m. flights. the plane is o
responded with a barrage of ads of their own. >> we have a demand from the city here. >> reporter: peterson hopes to build on empty land by the beltway, figures most customs will come from virginia and that millions will flow to maryland taxpayers. not just from poor people who play slots, but from wealthy folks like him. >> i gamble, but i sure don't pull slots. >> reporter: now the anti- casino ads are sure right about one thing. the estimates for slot revenues were way overblown, but peterson says his resort will be like something out of las vegas, a good deal for him and he says for maryland taxpayers. >> now what about the voters? what are the polls showing? >> there was a gonzalez poll just finished of maryland voters and it actually looked pretty evenly split like 45-44 with about 9% undecided. so it's right down the middle, but they're spending as much money on these ads, both sides and the casinos, more than they spent in the governor's race. that's how big of deal this is. >> a lot riding on it and like you said, money the key thing. back to you guys. >>> still ahead on 9news, th
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